Renewal of Status

The state registered nurse aide active status is good for two years and must be renewed.  The date you passed your nurse aide training examination is the date used for renewal of your SRNA status.


How Do I Maintain or Update an Active Status?

Proof of a minimum of 8 hours of employment as a state registered nurse aide performing nursing or nursing-related functions for compensation in each 24-month period is required.  Proof of employment can be one of the following:

  • Paycheck Stub
  • W-2 form OR
  • Letter from a healthcare facility on official letterhead
  • Or private duty letter (requirements listed below)

The following information must also be included with the renewal request:

  • Full Name (First, Middle, and Last)
  • Social Security Number or SRNA Number
  • Date of Birth
  • Current Mailing Address
  • Telephone Number

The mailing address:
Kentucky Nurse Aide Registry
312 Whittington Pkwy, Ste 300-A
Louisville, KY 40222-5172

Fax Number: 502-429-1247


Private Duty Renewal Requirements

State registered nurse aides performing private duty nursing must obtain a notarized letter from the person they are caring for or a family member of that individual. The letter must list all of the following:

  • Nursing-related Duties Performed
  • Dates of employment
  • Proof of Payment for Services
  • Full Name, address, and telephone number of the individual or family member

The following information must also be included with the renewal request:

  • Full Name (First, Middle, and Last)
  • Social Security Number or SRNA Number
  • Date of Birth
  • Current Mailing Address
  • Telephone Number

Mail or fax to the above address or fax numbers. Click here to access a sample SRNA Private Duty Letter form [PDF Format - 248KB]


Can't Provide Proof of Employment?

You must retake the SRNA classes and test.

For a complete list of approved training providers, contact Vicki Barber, Cabinet for Health and Family Services, at 502-564-6890.

The Testing Procedures Manual and Study Guide External Link - You are now leaving the .gov domain. contains a complete list of KCTCS nurse aide testing and training coordinators on page 3-4.